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Wednesday 17 December 2014 . (0)

How to Clean Your House Naturally

If you are gearing up to clean the house for the holidays - we all are, aren't we! - then you will want to read my recent contribution to HuffPost Living Canada. I'm not just divulging cleaning secrets, but divulging the best secret of all - you CAN clean your ...

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5 Holiday Party Dips

Tuesday 16 December 2014 . (0)

TweetWin over the crowd with these sure-fire holiday party dips! Everyone loves a good dip and by making them yourself, you save on calories and all that unnecessary sodium. On Metro News I shared 5 fool-proof combos you just can’t go wrong with. Here they are, plus a recipe. Apple chutney Apple pie filling, curry. Continue Reading…

New Take on a Deli Classic

Thursday 11 December 2014 . (0)

TweetI love a good deli meal, but sometimes even the classics need  a bit of an update. I decided to take the Reuben and re-make it into a layered casserole that really delivers on taste. I shared this recipe on Metro News, and now you can read it below too. Reuben Strata Sauerkraut is a. Continue Reading…

Union Local 613 ottawa

Tuesday 2 December 2014 . (0)

TweetSome districts in Toronto still had prohibition of spirits right up until 2000. You read that right. But the provinces of Ontario, with the strength of key cities Toronto, Ottawa, Windsor and Hamilton in particular, repealed the Temperance Act that prevented the sale of liquor in October 1924. Prohibition history is only partly why winding. Continue Reading…

How to Butcher a Chicken for a Week of Meals

Thursday 27 November 2014 . (0)

TweetEating well can be cost-effective; in this video Theresa shows CTV Morning Live Ottawa viewers how to carve up a chicken for 7 days of meals. Buying a whole chicken and butchering it yourself will save you money. And chicken is so versatile, nutritious – full of zinc and B12 – a perfect protein. Watch. Continue Reading…

Gold Plates Canadian Olympic Fare

Tuesday 25 November 2014 . (0)

TweetThe evasive definition of “Canadian Food” comes into focus when patriotism gets involved. Chefs are traditionally a competitive crew who love the spectacle and showmanship of feeding people, the more intense the environment the better.  Offering a chance to compete against the best chefs in Toronto and an opportunity to take on the best in. Continue Reading…

Food is Community

Tuesday 21 October 2014 . (0)

TweetFood is about community. Early humans learned that you can’t really go it alone and have sustenance and variety in your meals. Not only that, it gets to be a real drag talking to the walls about your day of hunting and gathering, much better to have company.  Luckily, most of us have some kind. Continue Reading…

New Ways with Watermelon

Wednesday 20 August 2014 . (0)

TweetWho doesn’t remember the childhood pleasure of sitting on a porch or stoop and letting watermelon juice run down your chin and wrists as  you suck the sweet juice from a wedge? Now that you are a grown up, though, you have experienced the conundrum of what to do with the rest of the beast. Continue Reading…

Sources of Salt

Sunday 17 August 2014 . (0)

TweetChances are you are getting plenty of salt and mostly from these sources: Bread and rolls, 7.4% Cold cuts/cured meats, 5.1% Pizza, 4.9% Fresh and processed poultry, 4.5% Soups, 4.3% Sandwiches like cheeseburgers, 4% Cheese, 3.8% Pasta dishes like spaghetti with meat sauce, 3.3% Meat dishes like meatloaf with tomato sauce, 3.2% Snacks, including chips,. Continue Reading…

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